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Another Cabinet Minister defects ahead of Sri Lanka poll

Another Cabinet Minister defects ahead of Sri Lanka poll

 Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajpaksa’s ruling coalition on Monday suffered yet another blow with the defection of the sixth senior Cabinet colleague...
I was trying to break the fight - Hambantota mayor

I was trying to break the fight - Hambantota mayor

Mayor of Hambantota who surrendered to the police today over allegation of assaulting a number of opposition activists yesterday (21) morning denied allegations...
ACMC to support Maithree

ACMC to support Maithree

All Ceylon Muslim Congress (ACMC) leader Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and MP Amir Ali pledged his support to common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena...
Patali reveals extent of government corruption

Patali reveals extent of government corruption

JHU General Secretary Patali Champika Ranawake said that former Transport Secretary Lalithasiri Gunaruwan extended the northern railroad to Omanthai at...
Mutuhettigama's security arrested

Mutuhettigama's security arrested

Police had arrested three Ministerial Security Division (MSD) officers of the UPFA Deputy Minister Nishanth Mutuhettigama who attempted to release three...
India to export warships to Sri Lanka

India to export warships to Sri Lanka

India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka after delivering a warship to Mauritius for the first time, minister of state for defence production Rao...
President’s manifesto launch postponed

President’s manifesto launch postponed

President Rajapaksa’s presidential manifesto, Thunkal Dekma, launch has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. The launch was to be held tomorrow...
Tamil Nadu to release only 30 Sri Lankan fishermen

Tamil Nadu to release only 30 Sri Lankan fishermen

Apparently disappointed with the Sri Lankan government’s decision to release 66 Indian fishermen sans their boats, the Tamil Nadu government has decided...
SLFP supporters attack UNP rally in Haputale

SLFP supporters attack UNP rally in Haputale

Supporters of Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have allegedly attacked the attendees of an opposition political rally staged...
 Cold war between Chandrika and Karu?

Cold war between Chandrika and Karu?

The common opposition alliance has decided to register a new political party after the presidential election is over in a bid to win the coming parliamentary...
Japan deports Sri Lankan, Vietnamese asylum seekers

Japan deports Sri Lankan, Vietnamese asylum seekers

In a move lawyers and activists denounced as “inhumane,” Japan deported 26 Sri Lankans and six Vietnamese on Thursday, including a “sizable” number of...
Common opposition alliance unveils manifesto

Common opposition alliance unveils manifesto

Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena unveiled his manifesto a short while ago in Colombo. 
Drug addict who robbed Aravinda arrested

Drug addict who robbed Aravinda arrested

The person who entered the home of former cricketer Aravinda de Silva in Kolpetty and robbed local and foreign currency valued at about Rs 4 million was...
Remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen extended by Sri Lanka court

Remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen extended by Sri Lanka court

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday extented till December 31 the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters...
SL tops Google’s ‘sex’ search list again

SL tops Google’s ‘sex’ search list again

Sri Lanka topped the list of having searched for the word ‘sex’ in 2014, while India followed at the second spot, Google said.
CMC budget passed

CMC budget passed

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) passed its 2015 budget with a majority of 30 votes on Monday (15) at 9.00 p.m.There were 31 votes in support of the...
229 election related complaints - CaFFE

229 election related complaints - CaFFE

Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE) has received 229 complaints about election law violations, out of which 32 involve violence. According to CaFFE,...


New single launched for 2015 world cup

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The official single for 2015 world cup was launched at the CR & FC grounds this evening.  The CD containing the single was presented to the Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews by the Dialog Axiata group CEO Dr. Hans Wijesuriya in the presence of the Sri Lanka cricket team and a few other officials. Read more...

Defence Secretary at Manning Market

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Manning Market yesterday (15.) The Urban Development Authority (UDA) under Rajapaksa is to modernize the area in the future.

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Japan PM meets MR


President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe held bilateral discussions yesterday (Sep. 7) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

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Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

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Upcoming Thanuja

Thanuja who is an upcoming model who has also shown considerable acting skills. Thanuja works as a freelance...


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Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Jayasuriya, who is the Deputy Minister of Sports, was addressing the Parliament on the Sports Ministry's...
Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in  Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma's record-breaking one-day innings is already receiving a flood ofcelebrity tributes, with...
Kohli and Dhawan deliver series win

Kohli and Dhawan deliver series win

A batting Powerplay that cost Sri Lanka three wickets for 16 runs sucked the oxygen out of an already...
'We want to be ruthless' - Kohli

'We want to be ruthless' - Kohli

Sri Lanka Cricket agreed to be the BCCI's emergency cash cow in agreeing to the ongoing series, and two...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

One of the most elegant holiday resorts located besides one of the most elegant beaches in Sri Lanka, The Pigeon Island Beach...
BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO Worldwide was crowned Agency Network of the Year at this year’s Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity. The Spikes Asia...
Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...

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